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Malware
UK university targeted by one million malicious email attacks
November 2020
The email messages included spam, malware and phishing attacks.
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Email Security
Employees using corporate emails for private purposes putting companies at risk
October 2020
 A new study has revealed 40% of all corporate email breaches occurred on websites used for personal purposes.
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Email
Reducing the amount of time employees spend on email
July 2020
In many organisations, business managers are looking for ways to minimise the use of email or make it more efficient so that employees can focus more on deep work and creative tasks instead of on managing their emails.
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Cloud
Microsoft releases fix to the reply-all problem
May 2020
The act of hitting ‘reply all’ on an email sent to a large list of staff can set off a chain of seemingly endless threads, and can be a huge disruption to productivity. Here's how Microsoft is tackling the problem.
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Email
MailGuard warns against extortion phishing emails
April 2020
MailGuard has highlighted dangerous email scams following its interception of a large run of extortion phishing emails that demand a ransom payment in bitcoin.
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Cybersecurity
Number of spam emails drops, still accounts for 55% of traffic
December 2019
Significantly, spam messages account for more than half of 295 billion in 2019, making 55% of global email traffic in this year, the company states.
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Cloud Security
Rising costs of email attacks concerning for organisations
July 2019
Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses, with ever-evolving security concerns proving a challenge for IT security professionals.
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Phishing
Lateral phishing: The latest in email account takeover
July 2019
"One of the most striking aspects of this emerging attack is the scale of potential victims that the attackers target."
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Customer Relationship Management
HubSpot goes freemium with new CRM offering
July 2019
Customers can now send emails, manage ad campaigns, and analyse marketing efforts as part of HubSpot’s free centralised platform.
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Email Security
Why businesses should ban email attachments
May 2019
"When people are working from an outdated version of a document, they can waste time, make errors, and potentially risk the success of the project they’re working on."
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Cybersecurity
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
April 2019
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
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Email
Oracle’s Bronto marketing platform gets updates
April 2019
Software tools updated to empower marketers in an increasingly competitive environment.
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Google
Gmail turns 15 and celebrates by unveiling new features
April 2019
After being introduced as part of Google’s G Suite back in 2004, Gmail has now progressed to become one of the most dominant email platforms on the market.
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Email Security
Rhipe adds email management solution to portfolio
February 2019
The cloud-focused distributor has forged a distribution agreement with SMX, a provider of an email management, security and archiving solution.
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Cloud platforms
Twilio adds email to platform with acquisition
February 2019
By adding the email API platform SendGrid into its fold, Twilio now includes email as a channel of communication for its customers.
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Data Protection
News Corp's email bungle a harsh lesson in data privacy
December 2018
News Corp claims the bungle was due to ‘human error’, demonstrating just how damaging those errors can be – especially at a time when its employees are already facing the prospect of losing their jobs.
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Cloud
Phishing scams – a deep dive into this year’s cyber attack trends
July 2018
There’s no doubt email is the number one vector used to initiate attacks on organisations, and of those email attacks, phishing is king.
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Email
Vodafone closes email service – urges customers to set up free FWD system
November 2017
Vodafone NZ's email service is closing for good at the end of this month and the telco is urging its customers to set up an auto-forwarding service.
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Phishing
Singapore IT professionals alarmed at potential for email-based cyber attacks
October 2017
Email-based cyber attacks are of major concern to Singapore IT professionals, even despite increasing technology investments.
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Cybersecurity
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
October 2017
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
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Cybersecurity
Kiwontech launches AI-based email security platform in Japan
September 2017
South Korean email security provider Kiwontech will expand sales of its AI email security platform to Japan in partnership with Taiyo Tsushin Kogyo.
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Email
Vodafone shuts down 20-year-old Paradise and Clear email platforms
September 2017
For customers who are keen to still receive the emails sent to their old account, Vodafone will offer a free auto forwarding service.
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Firewall
Hackers speak: Privileged accounts best way to steal data
August 2017
From the mouths of the hackers themselves, organisations’ privileged accounts are the most attractive targets for gaining access to critical data.
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Email
It's possible for cyber attackers to change what's in your emails
August 2017
A newly-discovered exploit called ROPEMAKER allows an attacker to remotely change the content of any email post-delivery.